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02.04 Investing Basics Chart

Use this chart to take notes from the lesson. Some information has been provided for you, but you can add additional details to those sections.

Investing Basics
Type of InvestmentDescription—explain what it is and how it works.Level of Risk and Potential Return—explain.Real-life example of this investment (name or company)Minimum investment amount or time? Easy to start or stop investment? Discuss.
Type of Investment" style="padding: 8px;">CDDescription—explain what it is and how it works." style="padding: 8px;"> Level of Risk and Potential Return—explain." style="padding: 8px;"> Real-life example of this investment (name or company)" style="padding: 8px;"> Minimum investment amount or time? Easy to start or stop investment? Discuss." style="padding: 8px;"> 
Type of Investment" style="padding: 8px;">IRADescription—explain what it is and how it works." style="padding: 8px;">Individual Retirement Account (IRA)—a portion of a person's income is set aside to be withdrawn after retirement, growing interest in the meantime through investment in other securities. Employers might contribute to the account as a benefit to employees.Level of Risk and Potential Return—explain." style="padding: 8px;"> Real-life example of this investment (name or company)" style="padding: 8px;"> Minimum investment amount or time? Easy to start or stop investment? Discuss." style="padding: 8px;"> 
Type of Investment" style="height: 100px; padding: 8px;">MMADescription—explain what it is and how it works." style="padding: 8px;"> Level of Risk and Potential Return—explain." style="padding: 8px;"> Real-life example of this investment (name or company)" style="padding: 8px;"> Minimum investment amount or time? Easy to start or stop investment? Discuss." style="padding: 8px;"> 
Type of Investment" style="padding: 8px;">StocksDescription—explain what it is and how it works." style="padding: 8px;"> Level of Risk and Potential Return—explain." style="padding: 8px;"> Real-life example of this investment (name or company)" style="padding: 8px;"> Minimum investment amount or time? Easy to start or stop investment? Discuss." style="padding: 8px;">Usually you can't just buy one stock—must invest a minimum dollar amount. For a large company like McDonald's, the high start-up cost deters personal investors ($50,000 in 2012).
Type of Investment" style="height: 100px; padding: 8px;">BondsDescription—explain what it is and how it works." style="padding: 8px;"> Level of Risk and Potential Return—explain." style="padding: 8px;"> Real-life example of this investment (name or company)" style="padding: 8px;">30-Year Treasury Bond—U.S. Department of the TreasuryMinimum investment amount or time? Easy to start or stop investment? Discuss." style="padding: 8px;"> 
Type of Investment" style="height: 100px; padding: 8px;">Mutual FundsDescription—explain what it is and how it works." style="padding: 8px;"> Level of Risk and Potential Return—explain." style="padding: 8px;"> Real-life example of this investment (name or company)" style="padding: 8px;"> Minimum investment amount or time? Easy to start or stop investment? Discuss." style="padding: 8px;"> 
Type of Investment" style="height: 100px; padding: 8px;">FuturesDescription—explain what it is and how it works." style="padding: 8px;"> Level of Risk and Potential Return—explain." style="padding: 8px;">High (Aggressive)—Have a potentially large return relative to other investments but also are considered the riskiest.Real-life example of this investment (name or company)" style="padding: 8px;"> Minimum investment amount or time? Easy to start or stop investment? Discuss." style="padding: 8px;"> 
Type of Investment" style="height: 100px; padding: 8px;">Traditional Bank AccountDescription—explain what it is and how it works." style="padding: 8px;"> Level of Risk and Potential Return—explain." style="padding: 8px;"> Real-life example of this investment (name or company)" style="padding: 8px;"> Minimum investment amount or time? Easy to start or stop investment? Discuss." style="padding: 8px;"> 

These websites can help you find information about specific investments available.

 Investopedia—Investing

 Market Watch—Getting Started

 The Wall Street Journal—Market Data Center

 Yahoo Finance

Investment Plan

After completing the reading and activities in the lesson, develop your own investment plan. Base this investment plan on your results from the spinner activity on the activity tab.

Choose three investment options from the chart for your money. Describe your investment plan in a detailed paragraph. Be sure to include responses to the following questions:

  • Explain how you obtained the money for investment.
  • Why did you choose these three options?
  • How do your choices reflect your tolerance for risk?
  • How do you plan to divide your money between the three investment options you chose? Be sure to include the following terms in your explanation:
    • diversification
    • risk
    • rate of return
    • interest rate

Tutor Answer

IT_Tudg
School: Cornell University

Hello, I've done a good job on your assignments. Find the two documents attached for the two parts of your question.It was a pleasure working with you. Thanks
Hello, ignore the earlier document labelled journal 3. It was an uploading error. your documents are the investing basics chart and investing plan.the ones indicated below

INVESTMENT PLAN
After completing the spinner activity on the activity tab, the three investment options I would use
for my money would be: CD, Traditional Bank Account, and Mutual Funds. I obtained the
money for the investment from two sources; $2000 from my savings account and $3000 from my
friends and family. I chose these three options because they’re quite effective especially when a
huge amount of money is involved. Moreover, the risk factor associated with these three
investment options is quite low. My choices reflect my tolerance for risk in that the three options
I chose are low on risk factor which minimizes my chances of incurring losses on the investment.
I...

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